Alan Bersten
Dancer Profile
Birth Date 26 May 1994 (1994-05-26) (age 27)
Hometown Minnetonka, Minnesota

Partner(s) 25: Debbie Gibson (12th)
Athletes: Mirai Nagasu (3rd/4th/5th)
27: Alexis Ren (4th)
Juniors: Mentor (1st)
28: Hannah Brown (1st)
29: Skai Jackson (5th)

Alan Bersten is a professional dancer in Dancing with the Stars.


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Born and raised in Minnesota, Alan Bersten started dancing at the young age of seven. Growing up, he became proficient in contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, Bollywood and Broadway. His diverse dances led him to win Youth Championship and Under 21 National Titles.

At the age of eighteen, Bersten was a finalist in Season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance and finished in the Top 6 Males. He performed a memorable blindfolded contemporary piece that had never been done on the show. He toured through North America with So You Think You Can Dance, and then joined Burn the Floor for their world tour. After touring the world, he received a recurring role as part of the show choir, Vocal Adrenaline, in Season Six of Glee.

Bersten has been in five seasons of ABC's Dancing with the Stars as part of the professional troupe, allowing him to showcase his skills as a dancer and a choreographer. During Season 24, he was partnered with celebrity Heather Morris for four weeks due to Maksim Chmerkovskiy's injury; then made his debut as a professional dancer, partnered with singer/songwriter Debbie Gibson in Season 25. Dancing with the Stars: Athletes marked Bersten's second time as a pro in the show, and he has been on tour with Dancing with the Stars: Live! five times.

Dancing with the Stars 25

In Season 25, Alan was partnered with Debbie Gibson. They placed 12th.


Dancing with the Stars: Athletes

In Dancing with the Stars: Athletes, Alan was partnered with Mirai Nagasu. They placed joint 3rd/4th/5th.


1 Score was given by guest judge Rashad Jennings.
2 Score was given by guest judge David Ross.

Dancing with the Stars 27

In Season 27, Alan was partnered with Alexis Ren. They placed 4th.



Dancing with the Stars: Juniors

In Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, Alan was the mentor of JT Church and his partner Sky Brown. They placed 1st.


Dancing with the Stars 28

In Season 28, Alan was partnered with Hannah Brown. They placed 1st.


1 Score was given by guest judge Leah Remini.
2 Score was given by guest judge Joey Fatone.


Dancing with the Stars 29

Alan was partnered with Skai Jackson. They placed 5th.




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